Feb 14, 2018 at 7.45pm UK at ​Estádio do Dragão
Attendance: 47,718
Porto
0-5
Liverpool
 
FT(HT: 0-2)
Mane (25', 53', 85'), Salah (29'), Firmino (70')

Jurgen Klopp: 'Liverpool very professional in Porto thrashing'

Klopp hails
© SilverHub
Jurgen Klopp is delighted with Liverpool's "very professional" 5-0 win over Porto in their Champions League last-16 first leg at the Estadio do Dragao.

Jurgen Klopp has praised Liverpool's "very professional" 5-0 victory over Porto in their Champions League last-16 first leg at the Estadio do Dragao.

The Reds put one foot into the quarter-finals of the competition thanks to a Sadio Mane hat-trick and a goal apiece from Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino.

Klopp agreed with the suggestion of the performance being "perfect" and even appeared surprised at how Liverpool made the victory look relatively simple.

When asked by BT Sport about whether the Reds' display could have been deemed perfect, the manager replied: "Yes. You could say that of course.

"It was very professional, very mature in the right moments, very aggressive, good defending, good counter-attacking, keeping the ball, moving them around. In this game it was possible, usually it's not that easy!

"It was hard work but at the end the boys enjoyed the work and that's the most important thing. I saw a lot of fantastic performances tonight, a result like this is only possible if they are all spot on."

Liverpool host Porto in the return leg at Anfield on Tuesday, March 6.

Share this article now:
Sadio Mane in action during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Manchester City on January 14, 2018
Read Next:
Mane: 'Game against Porto was not easy'
>
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Premier League
Championship
Scottish Premiership
La Liga
Bundesliga
Serie A
Ligue 1
League One
League Two
National League
Scottish Championship
Scottish League One
Scottish League Two
Segunda Division
2.Bundesliga
Serie B
Ligue 2
Liga MX
Uruguayan Primera Division
Australian A-League
Belgian Pro League
Greek Superleague
Indian I-League
Eredivisie
Primeira Liga
Turkish Super Lig

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City27233179205972
2Liverpool28169365323357
3Manchester UnitedMan Utd27175551193256
4Chelsea27165649232653
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs27157552242852
6Arsenal27136851361545
7Burnley2891092225-337
8Leicester CityLeicester2899104041-136
9Everton2897123247-1534
10Watford2896133847-933
11Bournemouth2888123343-1032
12Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton28710112637-1131
13West Ham UnitedWest Ham2879123550-1530
14Huddersfield TownHuddersfield2886142548-2330
15Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2878132738-1129
16Southampton28512112941-1227
17Crystal Palace2769122542-1727
18Swansea CitySwansea2876152141-2027
19Stoke CityStoke2868142854-2626
20West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom28311142242-2020
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in with Facebook to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
LIVE SCORES VIDEPRINTER
expand